Technology

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Gear Update

I have been looking for a camcorder mount for our sound booth area for a long time and I finally found one that works well for us. In many churches, a camcorder is permanently fixed in one location. Tripods take up valuable floor space, so I was looking for a

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Life

I don’t ask for much here on the blog, but some things are too important not to mention. I’m getting ready to run a 5k this Saturday for a great cause. For the second year in a row, I’m joining with several members of my family to run in the

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Life

I have another confession to make. When it comes to the Starbucks experience, I am a complete idiot. Jennifer loves Fivebucks Starbucks and one of the first things we usually do when visiting a new city is find one. I usually go in, take one look at the confusing menu

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Faith

Maybe you have heard the saying from the early church, “in essentials unity, in non-essentials liberty, in all things charity”  I had to remind myself of this often during the past week. At Cornerstone we tackled a topic that can be a little controversial and even divisive within the church.

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Faith

I’ll be sharing a message about Christians and alcohol this week.  I’m wanting to get some feedback from our CornerStoners. Well, maybe that isn’t the best term for our attenders 😉 I’ll be sharing not only what the Bible says about drinking alcohol, but also we’ll be talking about real

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Faith

I want to talk about something that is incredibly frustrating to me. There are far too many Christians who think their job is to be on the sidelines as a referee instead of on the playing field. I deleted a comment on my blog by someone who thought it was their job

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Faith

It seems like there are more Christian conferences every year. Leadership conferences, conferences for small churches, conferences for creatives, conferences for staff, and conferences for every topic you can think of.  I have decided to skip some of the big ones this year, but there is one conference that I

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Life

I’m still frustrated at the game last night. I know this has nothing to do with theology or technology, but it’s my blog, so I can write about whatever I want to. I love college football and I love Virginia Tech. I didn’t just jump on the Hokie bandwagon recently,

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Life

What is it that you feel you don’t have the freedom to say in church? Too many times we act like everybody is perfect and nobody has any problems. One of the most feared words in church is “fine”  As in, everything is fine. We pretend and act like we

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Faith

My brain is a scary place. So this may be a post that you skip over unless you are interested in how I process and organize information. As a pastor, each week I have the responsibility to clearly present a message based on God’s Word. It means that I spend

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